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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hir +‎ 's. Compare hers.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hirs

  1. That which belongs to hir, theirs (singular). Possessive case of hir, used in place of a noun. Coordinate with his and hers.
    • 1997 July 1, David, Peter, Star Trek New Frontier (Book 1), Simon & Schuster, →ISBN:
      S/he leaned forward and, to Selar's surprise, took the doctor's hand firmly between hirs.
    • 2000, David, Peter, Renaissance (Star Trek New Frontier: Excalibur #2), Simon & Schuster, →ISBN, page 157:
      She saw that Burgoyne was hefting hirs experimentally, sweeping it through the air. S/he twirled it around a few times, swung it back and forth.
    • 2006 March 22, Feinberg, Leslie, Drag King Dreams, New York: Carroll & Graf, →ISBN, LCCN 2006297545, LCC PS3556.E427 D73 2006, page 205:
      Ze takes my right hand in hirs and folds it into a fist.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

hirs

  1. Alternative form of hires (hers)

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

hirs

  1. Alternative form of heres (theirs)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

hirs (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of hereos (love-sickness)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

hirs

  1. Alternative form of hereth: third-person singular present of heren (to hear)